Refresh Your View of E-rate

Visser, Marijke
May 2011
American Libraries;May/Jun2011, Vol. 42 Issue 5/6, p23
Trade Publication
The article discusses the value of e-rate for libraries aiming to improve their offerings to library patrons who use library resources to go online. The e-rate program, which was created by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in 1997 as part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, is meant to provide Internet access to the neediest libraries. Topics discussed include broadband access, bandwidth for libraries, and the requirements and application process of the e-rate program.


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